MAVERICK CITIZEN 168: Highlands North Boys High School: New Beginning Fails Old School
The Highlands North Boys High School teacher leads students through their school work. (Photo: Felix Dlangamandla)
What happens when a school’s location makes it rich, but students can’t afford the fees?
First published in the Maverick Diary 168 weekly newspaper.
A commemorative frame listing the former rugby captains at Highlands North Boys High School speaks sharply of the transformation the school has undergone since it was established in 1939. But where have all the white students gone?
Tucked away in the leafy suburb of Highlands North, known for its high-walled homes that sell for millions of rand, is Highlands North Boys High School, a 33-room government school that has existed for more than 80 years.
Known as one of the best rugby schools in …